Let’s face it: few people like to talk about life insurance, let alone buy it. Benjamin Franklin, who was instrumental in creating the first life insurance company, the Presbyterian Ministers’ Fund, subsequently found that various religious authorities were outraged at the practice of putting a value on human life. Criticism cooled, however, when it was [...]
Life insurance is one of my favorite insurance products to sell. Why? Because it’s a selfless investment you make in the ones you love so they can continue their lives after you’re gone without a financial hardship. Financial relief helps survivors to focus on recovering from the emotional hardship of losing someone they love. Life [...]
If you're thinking about buying life insurance, there are several policies to consider including a universal life insurance policy or cash value policy and term life insurance. With a universal life insurance policy, you pay over time and part of the premium goes into a savings plan with little value unless you stick with it for the long run. With term life insurance, you pay a smaller yearly premium for a certain length of time. Because term life insurance costs less, it offers more of an opportunity to save on your own.